Born Rimini (Italy)
Marital Status Married, two children
Italian (native), English (fluent), Spanish
(native), English (fluent), Spanish (fair)
09/2011 - Current - Associate Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University
06/2003 - 08/2011 - Assistant Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University
09/2000 - 05/2003 -
Assistant Professor of Finance , Tepper School of Business,
, Tepper School of Business,Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Research Fellow, NBER
Associate Research Fellow, CIREQ
Senior Fellow, RCEA
Associate Editor, JEDC
2000 Ph.D. in Economics,
1998 M.A. in Economics,
1993 B.A. in Economics, Universita' di Bologna - Magna Cum Laude
Papers published or accepted for publication
Investment and the Cross-Section of Equity Returns, with Dino Palazzo , Journal of Finance, Forthcoming.
Entry, Exit, Firm Dynamics, and Aggregate Fluctuations, with Dino Palazzo , American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Volume 8, Issue 3, July 2016, pages 1-41.
Cross-Sectoral Variation in The Volatility of Plant-Level Idiosyncratic Shocks, with Rui Castro and Yoonsoo Lee, Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 63, Issue 1, March 2015, pages 1-29.
Asset Pricing in a Production Economy with Chew-Dekel Preferences, with Claudio Campanale and Rui Castro , Review of Economic Dynamics, Volume 13, Issue 2, March 2010, pages 379-402.
The Economic Effects of Improving Investor Rights in Portugal, with Rui Castro , Portuguese Economic Journal, Volume 8, Issue 2, August 2009, pages 59-97.
Legal Institutions, Sectoral Heterogeneity, and Economic Development, with Rui Castro and Glenn MacDonald , Review of Economic Studies, Volume 76, Issue 2, April 2009, pages 529-561.
A Theory of Financing Constraints and Firm Dynamics , with Hugo Hopenhayn, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 121, Issue 1, February 2006, pages 229-265
Investor Protection, Optimal Incentives, and Economic Growth, with Rui Castro and Glenn MacDonald, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 119, Issue 3, August 2004, pages 1131-1175.
Comment on: "Financial Globalization, Financial Crises, and Contagion" by Enrique G. Mendoza and Vincenzo Quadrini., Journal of Monetary Economics, Volume 57, Issue 1, January 2010, pages 40-44.
Rethinking Compensation in Financial Firms, with Thomas Cooley, Matthew Richardson, and Ingo Walter, in "Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System", edited by Viral Acharya and Matthew Richardson, John Wiles & Sons, March 2009.